Built a decade ago, the house sits ethereally on the edge of pond at the base of the Tetons.
For builders looking for a way to keep water from entering a home, flexible flashing tape can seal problem areas like windows.
One of the key components of the Passive House Institute U.S. (PHIUS) standards is a tight building envelope. There are many paths to achieve the standard, confirmed with a blower door test to measure the air changes per hour that a home can acheive.
With severe weather events on the rise, it makes sense to make sure your home is prepared for the worst that Mother Nature has to throw at it.
Homebuilders in more than 70 communities across the U.S. will volunteer to help build, rehab or repair more than 200 homes as part of the initiative.
The luxury home located in Scottsdale, Arizona, will spotlight Simonton’s quality windows products.
Even without tax credits, there are still good investments to be made in remodeling a home to be more energy efficient.
While a home’s roof typically represents 40% of the home’s exterior, homeowners often miss an opportunity to integrate the roof as part of a color-coordinated exterior.
The concept of ‘live-work-play’ mixed-use developments is on the rise, with increased demand for walkable urban neighborhoods.
Bold is beautiful when it comes to the exterior color palette of a home, and some new exterior products emphasize bright bold hues.
Depending on the project, the average payback nationwide for remodeling projects ranges from as high as 107.7% to as low as 53.9%, depending on the type of project.
From an innovative use of waste products from door manufacturing to new applications for radiant heating, green home inspiration was a major theme for 2016.
The Ply Gem Home for Good project is a multi-year initiative that includes a donation of over $1 million of exterior building products and funds for Habitat for Humanity.
There are still a number of roadblocks to success in the solar shingle market that leading developers found insurmountable.
With 4 to 5 million new roofs installed in the U.S. each year, there's a big opportunity to tap into the power of the sun with solar shingles.
Innovation comes from those willing to do things just a little differently, and green home building is no exception.
With 25th anniversary of Energy Awareness Month in October, now is the ideal time for builders and home buyers to select energy efficient products for their home.
Compared to crystalline silicon, Sunflare is flexible and light because it does not use a glass substrate and has thinner layers of semiconductors.
A super high performance home in Connecticut used aluminum roofing to help meet tough green home certifications.
After 124 years in this factory, these timbers and planks will begin a new life.